Apply for the 2019 NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute!

Apply for a spot in the 2019 NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute.

What is the Invitational Leadership Institute?

The NYCWP’s Summer Invitational Leadership Institute provides opportunities to:

  • Write every day and grow as a writer in a community of supportive colleagues
  • Engage in teaching and learning that is based on Writing Project principles and informs classroom practice
  • Discover connected learning technology opportunities that will inform your pedagogy
  • Identify a classroom inquiry and develop a corresponding workshop that shares your professional learning with others
  • Participate during the year following the institute as a NYCWP teacher-leader within our network.

When: July 8 – 25, Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx NY

We are inviting applications from teacher colleagues of NYCWP Teacher Leaders who:

  • Have 3 or more years of teaching experience
  • Demonstrate NYCWP practices OR readiness to develop NYCWP practices
  • Have an openness to learning and learning collaboratively with others
  • Are willing to be part of a community of practitioners and critical friends across schools
  • Are willing to write every day and engage in the writing process with teacher peers
  • May have an aspect of their teaching they want to develop and share through inquiry
  • Will stay connected with the NYCWP throughout the school year through a variety of participation opportunities

What is the process?

Teacher Leaders (TL) and Teacher Consultants (TC) invite colleagues to submit an application based on their knowledge of the colleague and the above guidelines.

  • TLs and TCs complete a Google Form providing the name and contact information for the invited teacher
  • Invited teachers will receive an electronic invitation to apply from the NYCWP

Deadline for ILI 2019 Applications: April 30, 2019

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